Still Counting Our Blessings

As we head into the Christmas season, please join me in taking steps to continue with a sense of radical gratitude! November is the 11th month and it is not too late to count on the power of the 11th Step to keep us focused on living one day at a time. Sought through...

Veterans Day 2019

November 11, a day set apart to respect all military men and women who served to keep us free. A day to affirm their sacrifice and pray for those who suffer from PTSD and seek consolation in drugs and alcohol. According to Addictioncenter.com, “Many men and...

Depressed, Addicted, Homeless

Sure, we all have our down days—our feeling kind of blue days, but when the days linger into weeks and weeks into months we may have a problem. Without professional help, many seek relief with a temporary fix called alcohol or drugs. Sadly, this not-so-quick fix can...

Addiction is a Disease

Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness, understanding of mental, and substance use disorders, and celebrate the people who recover. The 2019 theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. This, the 30th Anniversary of...